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  • Teacher Tenure Bill Passes, On Its Way To Governor's Office

    April 5, 2012 8:19 PM

    Both the Louisiana State House and Senate passed the teacher tenure bill and the next stop is the governor's office. After weeks of teacher protests and debate by lawmakers, one part of Governor Bobby Jindal's education reform has passed and it's expected to be signed into law almost immediately.... more »
  • Senate's again debated voucher, teacher tenure

    March 29, 2012 9:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - It's a Senate committee's turn to deal with two House-passed education bills. One creates a statewide school voucher program; another makes broad changes to job protections for Louisiana public school teachers. Passed by the House after close to 16 hours of debate, the bills are... more »
  • More to education bills than vouchers, tenure

    March 22, 2012 6:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Vouchers, charters and tenure are the buzz words in legislation coming up for debate in the House on Thursday but the details in the complicated bills are more far-reaching than the often-brief descriptions in news stories might indicate. If passed, they would continue an erosion... more »
  • Jindal's teacher tenure revamp approved

    March 15, 2012 5:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's bid to make it tougher for teachers to get the job protection known as tenure and to do away with a statewide salary schedule for teachers has gotten approval from the House Education Committee. After a marathon hearing Wednesday, the panel voted... more »
  • Jindal's teacher tenure revamp approved

    March 15, 2012 5:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Gov. Bobby Jindal's bid to make it tougher for teachers to get the job protection known as tenure and to do away with a statewide salary schedule for teachers has gotten approval from the House Education Committee. After a marathon hearing Wednesday, the panel voted... more »
  • First votes set on voucher, tenure bills

    March 14, 2012 9:48 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - It's the first big test of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's clout in the new Legislature: A House panel hears his ambitious attempt to overhaul teacher job security protections and expand a publicly funded voucher program for private school tuition. The package being considered Wednesday by... more »
  • UL faculty say cuts/layoffs not fair to professors

    July 11, 2011 11:47 PM

    An entire doctoral program and two tenured professors are being phased out at UL, but some faculty members don't think the cuts are fair. UL's Cognitive Sciences program is the only PhD program of its kind in Louisiana, but it won't be around by May 2013. The University claims... more »

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